Tag: Personnel announcements

ABCHealth Announces New CEO

Download logoThe African Business Coalition for Health (ABCHealth) (www.ABCHealth.com) today announced the appointment of Mories Atoki as Chief Executive Officer following the unanimous agreement of its Board of Directors. Mories brings to our Coalition years of experience as senior manager with PricewaterhouseCoopers where she pioneered and led the firm’s Sustainability & Climate Change practice. With an extensive track record in the field of development and as a recognized sustai

Cigna Middle East CEO Extends Role to African Markets

Download logoCigna Corporation (NYSE:CI) (www.Cigna.com), a global health services company, has appointed Jerome Droesch as Chief Executive Officer for the Middle East and Africa (MEA) region, expanding his remit to include all markets across Africa. In addition, Jerome has been appointed as Senior Executive Officer (SEO) and Chairman of the Cigna Insurance Management Services (CIMS) Board in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). He continues to serve as a Board Member of Cigna&rsq

Nigeria Rugby Union Board congratulates World Rugby Chairman and Executives

NRFF Board (https://TheNRFF.com) has congratulated Sir Bill Beaumont for ‘winning’ another term to serve as World Rugby Chairman. Ex-England skipper Beaumont defeated his former deputy, ex-Argentina skipper Agustin Pichot, by 28 votes to 23 last weekend. NRFF President; Kelechukwu Mbagwu says Beaumomt deserves another term to complete the good work he had started after taking charge four years ago. “Mr. Chairman, accept congratulations for the unwavering support by the

Coronavirus – Nigeria: Dr. Olorunnimbe Mamora inaugurates National Health Research Committee

The Honourable Minister of State for Health, Dr. Olorunnimbe Mamora has remarked that despite the development of the National Health Research Policy and Priorities in 2014, health research in the country has largely been uncoordinated with lack of synergy between the various research institutions, the academia and policy makers.   He went further to say that health research has often been dictated by the preferences of the researchers and institutions, without recourse to the priority

Coronavirus – South Africa: MEC Albert Fritz on Western Cape Safety Plan officers continue to support Coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown

Download logoThe Minister of Community Safety, Albert Fritz, commends the 500 newly deployed law enforcement officers, appointed through the Western Cape Safety Plan, who are continuously supporting the enforcement of the lockdown. The law enforcement officers are working with SAPS and SANDF as part of a joint effort. Between 27 April and 3 May 2020, the Law Enforcement Advancement Plan (LEAP) law enforcement officers: Attended to 117 COVID-19 related complaints; Held 6 roadblocks; Stopp

Board Members Appointed for the New Global Independent ‘Oversight Board’ for Facebook and Instagram Content

Today, Julie Owono, a digital rights advocate and Executive Director of Internet Sans Frontières from Cameroon, Maina Kiai, a human rights activist and Director of Human Rights Watch’s Global Alliances and Partnerships program from Kenya, and Afia Asantewaa Asare-Kyei, a human rights lawyer and Program Manager at the Open Society Initiative for West Africa from Senegal, Ghana and South Africa were appointed as Board Members to the newly created Oversight Board. The Oversight Board w

SouthBridge Group appoints Dr. Frannie Léautier as Senior Partner

SouthBridge Group (“SouthBridge” or “the Group”) (www.SouthBGroup.com), a leading pan-African financial services firm offering solutions to public and private clients across Africa, today announces the appointment of Dr. Frannie Léautier as a Senior Partner, having successfully served as a non-executive Board member and Chairperson of the Group’s Board Risk & Audit Committee. Dr. Léautier will be responsible for new business development and will pursue

Ghana Rugby congratulates World Rugby EXCO Members on Election Results

Mr Herbert Mensah, President and Board Chairperson of Ghana Rugby (http://GhanaRugby.org), issued letters of congratulations to the re-elected Chairperson of World Rugby, Sir Bill Beaumont, as well as to the African EXCO Members Mr Khaled Babbou (President: Rugby Africa) and Mr Mark Alexander (President: South African Rugby Union). World Rugby unexpectedly announced the result of the just-ended election of a new World Rugby Executive Committee. The new Executive Committee will comprise of